Avagacchati: 2 definitions

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Avagacchati means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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[«previous next»] — Avagacchati in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

avagacchati : (va + gam + a) attains; obtains; understands.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Avagacchati, (ava + gacchati) to come to, approach, visit (cp. Vedic avagacchati) PvA. 87. Avagaṇḍa (—kāraka) (adj.) (ava + gaṇḍa°) “making a swelling”, i.e. puffing out the cheeks, stuffing the cheeks, full (when eating); only nt. °ṃ as adv. after the manner or in the way of stuffing etc. Vin. II, 214; IV, 196. (Page 81)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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